Anthrax Basics - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Anthrax Basics

Anthrax exists in our environment and very occasionally makes people sick. It has also been used as a terror weapon, like when people got sick from powders spread through the mail system in 2001.

  • Anthrax Facts
    MDH fact sheet on Anthrax, translated into 11 languages. Find out how you can get Anthrax, how it is treated, and how it has been used as a terror weapon.

  • CDC; Anthrax: What You Need to Know
    CDC fact sheet on anthrax as a bioterrorism agent.

  • CDC; Anthrax
    CDC general information, technical information and references.

Updated Wednesday, 15-Nov-2017 08:37:45 CST